Clarke breaks records galore

MJ Clarke’s 329 not out represent the highest score in a Sydney test. It was an improvement over RE Foster’s 287 in the test between Australia and England in December 1903.

MJ Clarke's 329 not out in the Sydney Test against India, represents his highest test score and was an improvement over his previous best of 168 vs. New Zealand at Wellington in Mar 2010. His knock also represents his 18th test hundred.

 

No

Player

Runs

Team

Oppn

Ground

Start

Date

1

BC Lara

400*

Win

Eng

St John's

10 Apr

2004

2

DPMD

Jayawardene

374

Srl

SAF

Col-SSC

27 Jul

2006

3

MA Taylor

334*

Aus

Pak

Peshawar

15 Oct

1998

4

MJ Clarke

329*

Aus

Ind

Sydney

03 Jan

2012

5

GA Gooch

333

Eng

Ind

Lord's

26 Jul

1990

6

Younis

Khan

313

Pak

Srl

Karachi

21 Feb

2009

7

RB

Simpson

311

Aus

Eng

Manchester

23 Jul

1964

 

MJ Clarke is the third Australian captain to score 300 plus runs in a test innings. Others are – MA Taylor, RB Simpson and DG Bradman.

 

No

Player

Runs

Team

Oppn

Ground

Start

Date

1

MA Taylor

334*

Aus

Pak

Peshawar

15 Oct

1998

2

RB Simpson

311

Aus

Eng

Manchester

23 Jul

1964

3

MJ Clarke

329*

Aus

Ind

Sydney

03 Jan

2012


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